A full-time education and football development programme for 16-18 year olds
4-5 GCSE's Level 9-4 including English or Maths, or both.
You will need to be 16 years old by 31st August, ready to start the programme in early September.
COURSE START DATE
For 2019 course information, please request a prospectus below.
SCL College South East Kent League
Whitstable FC, 3 Belmont Rd, Whitstable CT5 1QJ
Access to University, Apprenticeships, play professional and semi-professional football, Football coaching, Sport, Leisure and Fitness jobs
Whitstable FC & Football Futures
SCL Education Group
If successful you will be given a conditional offer and then accepted depending on your results in August.
Players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL.
Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills.
SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport.
In addition to classroom based learning delivered by our outstanding teachers and training by highly qualified coaches, students will have access Pro-VLE, our Digital Learning Environment. Pro-VLE has been specifically designed to create a personalised, first class, digital learning experience for our students and has been tailored to support their education and development.
Whitstable has an established history of developing semi professional footballers from its local community. We aim to create as many educated and talented athletes as we can to push into the Whitstable FC first team and even higher.
There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit at the start of the season. Further details about this will be provided upon the player’s acceptance into The Football Academy
JOSH ALGAR - HEAD COACH
The football is run by Head Coach Josh Algar (22 years old) a semi professional footballer and highly qualifed coach along with Jack Weston (Gillingham FC Coach). Josh has a vast background in the football industry trialling for big premier league clubs when he was a youngster such as Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham which gives him great knowledge to pass on to his players who are trying to make the big step into the professional game. He is also a Gillingham FC scout.